United left upset after Arnold's conversation with fans is filmed

Manchester United left disappointed after Richard Arnold’s frank conversation with supporters was secretly filmed and posted online… after the United CEO specifically asked NOT to record the discussion

  • Man United are disappointed a video of Richard Arnold leaked online last week
  • The United CEO met with fans to discuss the club’s current situation 
  • Fans recorded the conversation with Arnold and posted it on social media  
  • Arnold described United’s last 12 months as a ‘f****** nightmare’ in the video 

Manchester United are disappointed that a frank conversation between Richard Arnold and fans was secretly filmed and posted online.

Chief executive Arnold admitted United had ‘burned through cash’, describing the last 12 months as a ‘f****** nightmare’ in an impromptu summit at his local pub.

Arnold admitted to them that the situation was bleak but assured them he was working hard to rectify it.

United CEO Richard Arnold (left) met with fans to discuss the club’s current situation

United are saddened that one of the group filmed the chat having been asked by Arnold not to but are relaxed about it. Arnold told the group the Glazer family had spent ‘a billion’ on players which was ‘more than anyone in Europe’.

He added: ‘I’m not thrilled where we are. It doesn’t sit easy with me and I worry how we get this sorted for the future. ‘We have f****** burned through cash.

‘You can’t go to our training ground and say, “show me where the £1billion is” because we haven’t spent money well.

One of the fans recorded part of the conversation and posted the video onto social media

‘Last year was a f****** nightmare. There was hate at every game. We’ve blown an enormous amount of money.’

Arnold pleaded with fans to stop their protests and said money ‘is there’ for new boss Erik ten Hag to sign players. 

A United spokesperson said: ‘Richard heard a group of fans had gathered in a pub near his house. He listened to their views and explained what the club is doing to deliver success on the pitch, improve the stadium, and strengthen engagement with fans.’

United fans are unhappy after their club achieved their worst ever league finish last season

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